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CBS
Dec 12, 2011 6:00pm PST
them operate trash compactors and dough mixers. the texas-based parent company that owns chuck e. cheeses has not commented but the feds say the company has agreed to pay $28,000 in fines and comply with federal regulations. >>> first there was black friday, then cyber monday. and now it is green monday. from the consumer watch, julie watts explains why the surge in shopping this holiday season translates into a record season for shippers. hey, julie? >> reporter: hi there, dana. that is right. green monday, it is one of the biggest shopping days for online retailers, but it is also the single biggest shipping day for fedex. and as it turns out, the two are directly related. >> how much of your holiday shopping have you done on line? >> i would say 85-90%. >> a majority of my shopping is online shopping. >> reporter: holiday cyber sales are up 15%, totaling more than $25 billion so far. and experts say that's the primary reason fedex is expected to make 17 million deliveries today alone. making it the busiest day in the company's 40-year history. >> consumers are spending more, b
CBS
Dec 26, 2011 6:00pm PST
. >>> in texas police say the gunman who killed seven people including himself was dressed as santa. cops say the shooter showed up at a relative's house yesterday while the family was opening presents. all the victim was related. a motive is unclear. >> could be a breakthrough for veterans with ptsd. >> how a college student's coma is linked to a lot of leaves. suicide bombing in baghdad y that's en people dead. . >>> political unrest may have triggered a suicide bombing in baghdad today that left seven people dead. 39 people were injured when a car packed with explosives detonated during the morning rush hour outside the country's ministry. the attack is part of a increase in violence just days after a united states forces left iraq. in the crisis between the prime minister and vice president. >> war veteran was ptsd could benefit from something give tone women during child birth. researchers tested dozens of troops returning from iraq and afghanistan. they gave some of them an injection that is supposed to calm down agitation. those getting the injections are doing better than those who
CBS
Dec 27, 2011 6:00pm PST
in dubuque. texas governor rick perry is also on a campaign bus tour through iowa at a running a new ad that takes aim at washington lawmakers his rivals bachmann and paul. >> if washington is the problem, why trust a congressman to fix it? >> if we replace a democratic incider with a republican insider, all you think -- you think we're really going to change washington, d.c.? >> reporter: many analysts believe ron paul has the best shot at winning. the texas congressman has a loyal base of supporters in the state. some who have not stopped working since paul's bid for the presidency in 2008. but in a race that has cycled through several front-runners, iowa is still anyone's to win. terrell brown, cbs news, washington. >>> the burglars took practically everything. the christmas day crime and the one thing the victim really wants back. >>> how a store worker turned the tables on a man who tried to rob him. p maria medina on the christms 's left a >>> in this season of giving, it's about as selfish as you can get. maria medina on the christmas day burglary that left a widowed grandmother
CBS
Dec 6, 2011 6:00pm PST
insurance policy. the former 49er quarterback hasn't played since 2009 in the nfl. he joins a texas team that's 9- 3 he could end one a rick. the hockey world was rocked three months ago when' plane crash killed 44 people with a russian hockey team. shark center michael hans sues was nowhere near that crash. but it did hit close to home. >> my wife told me that kind of she had like a weird voice. she said did you find out what happened? i was like scared something happened to her. >> reporter: outside of his wife, there are not many closer to michal handzus it. that pavel demitra. he was one of 44 killed on the flight in september. demitra was just 36. >> he was a loveable guy. >> he met him a decade ago. they played for various teams and were grooms in each other's weddings. >> i didn't believe it but it's true and you read or see his picture you always kind of get mad, it's true. >> i can tell you that it's probably tearing him up inside. when you lose your best friend the way that happened, it can't be doing anything other than that. >> reporter: sharks brass allowed handzust to atten
CBS
Dec 16, 2011 6:00pm PST
with democrats. but republicans say the 1700- mile project running from canada to texas would create jobs. >> if that bill comes over to us we will make changes to it and i will guarantee you that the keystone pipeline will be in there when it goes back to the you status senate. >> reporter: lawmakers have until december 31 to find common ground but they are not taking any chances. the senate is working on a plan b that would extend the tax break until february allowing lawmakers to head home and tackle the issue in the new year. tara mergener for cbs news, capitol hill. >>> a majority of american adults say that president obama does not deserve a second term. but they are evenly divided on whether he will be reelected. this is all according to a new "associated press" poll that shows although the public would prefer mr. obama out of office, they say he fares well against potential matchups mitt romney and newt gingrich. >>> six former top executives with freddie mac and fannie mae have been charged with civil fraud. the securities and exchange commission says the executives misled the go
CBS
Dec 20, 2011 6:00pm PST
problems for travelers. blizzard warnings have been issued for several states including colorado and texas. at least 7 deaths are blamed on the storm. so far, the storm doesn't appear to be causing any big problems at airports but that could change tomorrow. there's a new storm moving into colorado and the bulls is on denver. >>> the weather here milder but winter is coming tomorrow. >> winter arrives at the 9:30 tomorrow. we know that by looking at the calendar. other than that temperatures today were averaging anywhere between 2 and 9 degrees above normal. santa rosa 65, average high 56. right now in the city of san francisco, 52 degrees. clear skies. now, here's what you really need to know about tomorrow. first off it will be the 8th winter "spare the air" day of the season for the bay area, which means tomorrow for 24 hours no burning allowed. other notable numbers at this hour trailing off quickly into the 40s. it is 53 degrees in san jose. we do have widespread frost tonight. last night at the airport in napa, bottomed out at 26 degrees. otherwise, it was in the low 30s in santa ros
CBS
Dec 22, 2011 6:00pm PST
tradition. mistletoe is largely grown in parts of texas. it's in short supply due to the drought in the southwest. a scarcity of the kissing plant has also led people to buy artificial mistletoe sprigs instead. no word if that has the same effect as the real stuff. >> apparently there is a severe shortage. don't have any around here, either. >> we'll get some for tomorrow. >> always tomorrow. >>> the last "occupy" encampment is coming down. but not without a fight. two sweeps in less than 24 hours. what is still standing at "occupy berkeley." >> congress is doing its job. your paycheck is not about to shrink. why the gop changed its tune at the very last minute. >>> a series of attacks days after american combat soldiers rolled out. the suspects in a wave of bombings. alive, despite two seperate sweeps today. >>> they have gone from 100 tense to a handful. the berkeley "occupy" movement is fighting to stay alive despite two separate sweeps today. it is the last remaining "occupy" camp in the bay area. some of the protestors aren't ready to give up. joe vazquez reports. >> reporte
CBS
Dec 28, 2011 6:00pm PST
the breast-feeding policy at target stores. it all began last month when target employees in texas asked a woman to go into a dressing room to breast-feed her baby. today women gathered at the retailer's stores including this one in san jose to nurse their babies in support of that woman. >> we're taught to sexualize our body parts and it's really easy to think oh, you know, she's breast-feeding 10 that involves the breast so that's a bad thing to do. >> target insists it's always been a family-friendly store. it says employees have also been alerted that existing company policy does not restrict where women can breast- feed in their stores. >>> pesticide use is on the rise in california after four consecutive years of decline. the state says a new number shows nearly 10% increase statewide from 2009 to 2010. that includes the use of natural fung sides like sulphur. that spike is being attributed to several factors. one, the state says more crops were planned last year and a cool wet winter required more fungicide to control mildew. >>> a woman at the l.a. zoo says she wanted to pet the
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